Probate

We Want to Keep Your Estate Planning Fees Low

We Want to Keep Your Estate Planning Fees Low

Estate planning is often put on the back-burner. Sometimes people never get around to it. However, planning ahead is important because doing so can save you thousands and thousands of dollars.

Estate Planning is Cheaper Than You Think

Estate Planning is Cheaper Than You Think

The cost of an estate plan is much lower than you think. Being a California resident, you likely know that it takes little more than a house with a mortgage and a checking account to to approach an estate value at more than $500,000.

What Type of Estate Plan is Best for You?

What Type of Estate Plan is Best for You?

You have worked hard for your money and carefully managed your assets. So it makes sense that you want to find the right balance to maximize control and protection of your assets upon your death. Even if you think you don’t, everyone has an estate and it is important to choose the proper planning mechanism to ensure your assets are distributed according to your wishes in an effective and efficient manner.

Will-Based Estate Planning: Your Simple Alternative to Having No Plan

Will-Based Estate Planning: Your Simple Alternative to Having No Plan

A Will-based estate plan can be an excellent alternative approach for young individuals and couples that are just getting started; and is definitely better than having no plan in place at all.

Lack of Advanced Planning Plunges Prince's Estate into Administrative Chaos

Lack of Advanced Planning Plunges Prince's Estate into Administrative Chaos

Prince's lack of estate planning has led to many complex legal issues including determining the legendary musician's legal heirs. Resulting infighting between his legal heirs has resulted in issues ranging from appointment of an executor to suing a previously appointed executor for breach of fiduciary duties.